Thursday, June 28, 2012

Myrtis: Celebrated ancient Athenian on view in Delphi

"There’s an added bonus if you’re visiting the renowned town of Delphi this summer. This is because Myrtis, the celebrated reconstruction of a 5th century BC young Athenian whose remains were unearthed during excavations back in the 1990s, is currently on display at the local archaeological museum. “Myrtis: Face to Face with the Past” was originally developed thanks to donations by professor and orthodontist Manolis J Papagrigorakis and Athens University. The exhibition’s interdisciplinary character has earned much praise both locally and abroad. The Delphi show will remain on view until September 30."

Read the rest of the article at ekathimerini.com

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